IDRC, through the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is funding a research grant program on agricultural research for development for African graduate students.
The program's objective is to improve the institutional capacity of National Agricultural Research Systems in targeted African countries by increasing the number of qualified agricultural science graduates who can identify, generate, and disseminate research outputs that meet the needs of smallholder farmers and others in the food chain.
The program will the following countries: Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Each country will receive five scholarships (3 master's and 2 doctoral). Applications are particularly encouraged from women.
Application deadline: September 18, 2015
To read more about the call and download an application form, please go to the IDRC website using the link below.